This is an interesting and colorful picture book biography describing the life of the Greek librarian, philosopher and scientist Eratosthenes, who compiled the first geography book... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Shelli
This is a fascinating story about an early mathematician... great for little and big alike. These are the stories kids should grow up with... Read morePublished 13 months ago by jal
This is another great picture book biography, the subject of the story is Eratosthenes (AIR-uh-TOS-huh-neez) who figured out how to measure the circumference of the earth. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Barbarino
Kathryn Lasky is one of my favorite authors for kids, and this book did not disappoint. It is a nicely-illustrated biography picture book about Eratosthenes, the Greek who came up... Read morePublished 15 months ago by WeeBeaks
This is an excellent book to get kids to think about math. It is now part of our elementary school collection.Published 19 months ago by brr
I ordered that book to give it as a gift.
I needed another 25 in order to give them to my students. It is unfortunate that I could not order the number that I needed. Read more
The visual artwork compliments the text beautifully. Reading this book, the only part that bent my brain was figuring out how to take the shadow measurement at exactly noon. Read morePublished on November 30, 2012 by Scrappy